Book Reviews

Twenty Yawns Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cozy, colorful bedtime tale helps kids count.
By Jane Smiley
(2016)
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Lost My Name Books Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, personalized tale of kid's quest to find lost name.
By David Cadji-Newby
(2015)
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One Family Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Happy, colorful celebration of counting and families.
By George Shannon
(2015)
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Ice Cream Summer Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Whimsical art and ice cream tie in summer learning and fun.
By Peter Sis
(2015)
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Bear Counts Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
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Counting Crows Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
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Around the Clock Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
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Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
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Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
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R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
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The Numberlys Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
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Little Red Writing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Brilliant fairy tale twist has mega-fun with words.
By Joan Holub
(2013)
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The Chicken Problem Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fun problem-solving romp for math-loving girl and her cat.
By Jennifer Oxley, Billy Aronson
(2013)
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Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Going to School? Book Poster Image
age 3+
Rhyming picture book promotes enthusiasm about school.
By Bill Martin Jr., Michael Sampson
(2013)
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1-2-3 Peas Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Super-appealing counting book with 100 cute peas in action.
By Keith Baker
(2012)
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Rocket Writes a Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dog gets excellent writing lesson from wise bird teacher.
By Tad Hills
(2012)
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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute cat, catchy ditty, simple math will hook tiny readers.
By Eric Litwin
(2012)
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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Book Poster Image
age 4+
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
By William Joyce
(2012)
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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Book Poster Image
age 3+
Infectious rhymes great for early reading or read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(1960)
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